When we first purchased Jack, we never realized what a creeper he would become. But this is what I see when I crack open my door on most days. He just stands there. Waiting for an opportunity to burst into my bedroom and run in circles victoriously, overjoyed that he entered my room without my permission.
Sigh... Jack is finally living up to his namesake. (Yes, we actually did name him after Jack the Ripper. Probably a bad idea).
Sometimes I take pity on my patient puppy and I slip through my door and kneel on the stairs. See, I don't usually like Jack in my room unless he's sleepy and willing to stay on one spot where I can keep an eye on him. He's in his reckless, chewy puppy stage, you know. But if he's wide awake, he'll let me play with him on the staircase. Sometimes we play fetch... up and down the stairs. Sometimes Jack rolls onto his back and I kiss his stomach and face. He loves it.
Jack has the most realistic smile I've ever seen on a dog. Sometimes I wonder if he's mimicking my facial expressions. When I stick out my tongue, he'll often do the same, so I wonder if he copies my smile as well. No matter what he thinks he's doing, Jack sure looks like he's grinning at me, doesn't he?
After about ten minutes of playing, Jack usually becomes worn out. He is still a little guy, after all. So without any warning, he'll flop onto his side, stick out his tongue, and close his eyes (in typical Jack-sleeping-fashion). I usually can't help but laugh at him. What kind of dog falls asleep in the middle of a game?
Cute, isn't he?
Be sure to check out Jack's YouTube channel at JacktheDorkyYorkie.